Experience And Achievements

Client: Freightliner Intermodal

Engaged by a major railway undertaking to design and undertake a safety management audit which:

  • Tested both systems and individuals against the SMS
  • Identified areas of good practice,
  • Identified any areas of non-compliance in respect to the SMS requirements; and,
  • Established whether non-compliances were localised or systemic.

Client: British American Rail Services

Recently completed a project for British American Rail Services which enabled Devon & Cornwall Railway (their UK train operator) to become the latest “UK mainline open access” passenger and freight train operator. This work included:

  • Development of a safety management systems tailored to the company’s needs
  • Drafting of all operational procedures to ensure they are fully compliant with the UK legislation and rail industry requirements
  • Producing the company’s high level safety certification application document

Client: First Hull Trains

Engaged by First Hull Trains to undertake the safety verification in accordance with ROGS to support the introduction of the class 180 fleet and the transfer of engineering maintenance from one service provider to another.







Client: Iarnród Éireann

To date, RODL has supported Iarnród Éireann in producing their class 22000, 2900, MKIV and 8100 traction manuals/drivers handbooks for.









Client: Network Rail

Global system for mobile communications for railway networks (GSM-R)

RODL supported the development of the specification for both radio training simulators and subsequently developed the training plans for both systems.

We are providing training resources for both the in-cab (driver/conductor) and fixed terminal (signaller) systems and have been engaged by Network Rail to provide train the trainer courses as part of the national rollout for the in-cab radio system.

Testimonial from Network Rail project manager
“I am very pleased with the progress and feel that we are going from strength to strength”


Client: Irish Rail

Production of operational instructions for new traincare depot
RODL wrote the operational instructions for Irish Rail’s “state of the art” traincare depot at Portlaoise, which covered train movements, depot protection arrangements and operational risk.


Client: FTPE

Accident & Incident Investigation

RODL has developed and delivered company specific training courses which provides the trainees with the skills and competence to undertake the role of an accident & incident investigator. Each course is delivered by RODL personnel who have significant experience in undertaking accident & incident investigations from Local Investigations to Formal Investigations

RODL wrote the operational instructions for Irish Rail’s “state of the art” traincare depot at Portlaoise, which covered train movements, depot protection arrangements and operational risk.

Testimonials

“Probably one of the best training courses I have attended, very interesting. Lots of practical, 1st day hard work lots of info”
“Another excellent course from RODL, I now feel fully equipped to be able to carry out my on call commitments”


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